Franchise Law

The Economy Needs More Franchise Financing

, The Legal Intelligencer


Franchised operations are expected to create 194,000 new jobs in 2011 according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers analysis. This would be a 2.5 percent increase over 2010 and corresponds to a 2.5 percent increase in total retail outlets expected in 2011. Total employment by franchise companies is expected to be 7.8 million this year. That is why the government is focused on financing for small business as a method of job creation.

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